Approval of Tony Abbott

Jul 8, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/
Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

Tony Abbott as Opp. Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as PM

24 Sep

14 Jan 2014

11 Mar

13 May

11 June

Total approve

34%

6%

77%

4%

26%

 

40%

41%

47%

40%

35%

35%

Total disapprove

58%

89%

16%

90%

69%

 

49%

36%

43%

47%

55%

58%

Strongly approve

8%

2%

20%

4%

2%

13%

14%

13%

11%

12%

10%

Approve

26%

4%

57%

24%

27%

27%

34%

29%

23%

25%

Disapprove

22%

25%

12%

23%

35%

19%

13%

18%

20%

18%

18%

Strongly disapprove

36%

64%

4%

67%

34%

30%

23%

25%

27%

37%

40%

Don’t know

7%

4%

7%

5%

5%

10%

23%

11%

12%

10%

7%

58% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – no change since the last time this question was asked in June – and 34% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (down 1%).

77% (down 5%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 16% (up 4%) disapproving. 89% of Labor voters and 90% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 36% approve/59% disapprove and women 32% approve/58% disapprove.

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